Siddartha by Hermann Hesse - AUTHENTIC VERSION (Bentley Loft Classics book #17)

Siddartha by Hermann Hesse - AUTHENTIC VERSION (Bentley Loft Classics book #17)

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Bentley Loft Classics Books proudly presents book #17; Siddhartha by Hermann Hesse.

Siddhartha is an allegorical novel by the very authentic author Hermann Hesse which deals with the spiritual journey of an Indian boy called Siddhartha during the time of the Buddha.
The book, Hesse's ninth novel, was written in German, in a simple, yet powerful and lyrical, style. It was first published in 1922, after Hesse had spent some time in India in the 1910s. It was published in the U.S. in 1951 and became influential during the 1960s.
The word Siddhartha is made up of two words in the Sanskrit language, siddha (gotten) + artha (meaning or wealth). The two words together mean "one who has found meaning (of existence)" or "he who has attained his goals". The Buddha's name, before his renunciation, was Prince Siddhartha Gautama, later the Buddha. In this book, the Buddha is referred to as "Gotama".

Product Details

BN ID: 2940013049710
Publisher: Emerson Huxley
Publication date: 08/25/2011
Series: The Classics , #10
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Sales rank: 889,275
File size: 671 KB

About the Author

Hermann Hesse (German pronunciation: [ˈhɛɐ̯man ˈhɛsə]) (July 2, 1877 – August 9, 1962) was a German-Swiss poet, novelist, and painter. In 1946, he received the Nobel Prize in Literature. His best-known works include Steppenwolf, Siddhartha, and The Glass Bead Game (also known as Magister Ludi), each of which explores an individual's search for authenticity, self-knowledge and spirituality.

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